23 Apr, 2021

Highlights from Virtual Webinar “Mask Up Without Missing Out”

By |April 23rd, 2021|asymmetric hearing loss, audiologist, COVID 19, headphones and hearing aids, hearing accessories, hearing aid, hearing health, Helpful Tips, nonverbal communications|

We hope that you were able to join our first educational webinar in our LISTEN & LEARN series entitled "Mask Up Without Missing Out," presented by Dr. Gina Patzkowski and Emma Movick from our Audiology team. During the session, the presenters shared valuable information on topics such as: Proper mask etiquette Ways to communicate more [...]

16 Mar, 2021

New study finds COVID-19 is making tinnitus worse

By |March 16th, 2021|COVID 19, Ear Conditions, ear health, Hearing Loss, Medical Science, Research & Publications, Tinnitus|

New research reveals that tinnitus, a common condition that causes the perception of noise in the ear and head, is being exacerbated by COVID-19, as well as the measures helping to keep us safe.   The study, which involved 3,103 participants from 48 countries, found that 40 percent of those displaying symptoms of COVID-19 simultaneously experience [...]

6 Jan, 2021

Benefits of Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine

By |January 6th, 2021|CDC, coronavirus, COVID 19, Medical Science, public health, vaccination, Vaccine|

Stopping a pandemic requires using all the tools we have available. As experts continue to learn more about how COVID-19 vaccination can help to reduce spread of the disease in communities, Dr. Shohet is encouraging others to join him and his medical colleagues in getting vaccinated. He received both his vaccinations at Hoag Hospital on [...]

14 Dec, 2020

Hearing Loss & the Holidays – Helpful Tips during COVID

By |December 14th, 2020|COVID 19, headphones and hearing aids, hearing accessories, Hearing Aids, hearing exam, hearing health, Hearing Loss, hearing tests, Helpful Tips|

The holidays are a time to gather, celebrate and connect with the people we love, but it’s also a tough time for people who experience hearing loss—especially during COVID-19. Navigating socially distant group gatherings, unreliable video call quality and audio and mask wearing, which inhibits lip reading, all make this holiday season even more challenging [...]

9 Sep, 2020

Could COVID-19 affect your hearing even with no other symptoms?

By |September 9th, 2020|asymmetric hearing loss, audiology, coronavirus, COVID 19, ear health, Hearing Aids, hearing health, Hearing Loss, hearing tests, Medical Science, Tinnitus, vertigo|

As more evidence continues to emerge about the impact of Covid-19 on the human body, some scientific publications have suggested that the virus may affect your ear and hearing, even if you are otherwise asymptomatic. A study published in the American Journal of Otolaryngology and conducted by M.W.M.Mustafa of the Qena Faculty of Medicine, South Valley University [...]

14 Jul, 2020

Could COVID-19 cause tinnitus or hearing loss?

By |July 14th, 2020|audiology, coronavirus, COVID 19, ear health, hearing health, Hearing Loss, hearing tests, Hearing Treatments, Inner ear, Medical Science, Research & Publications, Tinnitus|

COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, brings with it a host of health concerns. Most of these symptoms are respiratory in nature as reported by the CDC; shortness of breath, coughing, sore throat [1]. However, there is some concern that the coronavirus may cause some neurological symptoms as well. In a study of [...]

27 Apr, 2020

COVID Update: Safety Protocol for Office Appointments

By |April 27th, 2020|coronavirus, covid, COVID 19, safety protocol, telehealth, teleheath|

Updated: 4/26/2022 We are currently seeing patients in all of our offices utilizing a COVID safety protocol to ensure the health and safety of our patients and staff. We ask that patients who have recently experienced a Covid infection wait until they are well to come in for their appointments. Patient Instructions for Office Appointments [...]

18 Mar, 2020

Your Health and Well-Being is our #1 Priority

By |March 18th, 2020|audiology, coronavirus, COVID 19, Ear Conditions, ear health, ear infections, Hearing Aids, hearing health, Hearing Loss, hearing tests, Helpful Tips|

At Shohet Ear Associates, the health and well-being of our patients and staff is our number one priority.  During this unusual time, we would like to share with you the steps we are taking to proactively protect your safety while also providing assistance for those in need. Due to the recent escalation in preventative measures [...]

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